Features

Archery during Covid-19 – keeping sane

A chance for change? Staying fit and keeping perspective in difficult times. By Arne Metzlaff and Bow staff. Chances are, by now, you’ll never want to hear the word ‘coronavirus’ ever again, unless it’s in a historical context. But inevitably,

A guide to bow arm stability

The essentials for keeping your bow arm strong. Keeping the bow arm stable is vital in recurve archery, but it’s surprising how quickly the strength can drop off – especially if you’ve been out of the game for a few

Field fitness: making the difference

Lucy O’Sullivan won a Pro Series field event at the first try. How did she do it? As many of you may know, I am a target archer through and through. I was however lucky to get a chance to

A guide to archery craft

Alex Tyler explains what to expect when you order your own gear Once you have your bow and arrows, kit for field archery can be strictly functional. When you are spending days in the woods, your equipment must be able

Getting started in barebow field archery

An overview by Victoria Williams There is always a lot more to barebow archery than meets the eye. To score well at field archery with a barebow it’s not, as some might say, a matter of pointing in the right

News

I Made This – RCore

Part 1 of a new series on independent archery businesses. This week, we meet up with Aris Korbetis of RCore.  RCore designs and produces custom aftermarket grips for recurve risers, tailored to each customer’s needs. There are four main designs

COVID-19: What now for archery?

Bow looks at the effects of the pandemic on the sport. One of the more durable cliches in the media over the past three months has been stating that we are living in ‘unprecedented times’. It may be a cliche,

Sponsorship and draw weights: Ask the experts

Our expert panel answers your questions. Send yours to john.stanley@futurenet.com Question I have read a number of other pieces on reversals but none mention bow poundage/ draw weight. If draw weight is mentioned, they just say increase draw weight but

Archery tournaments: What to do when things go wrong

Roy Rose is here to tell you what to do when it all goes pear-shaped at an archery tournament. Our initial tournament experiences are always packed with mixed emotions. There’s anticipation, there’s natural excitement, there’s logical trepidation and finally of

Tokyo 2020 is dead. Long live Tokyo 2021.

“The one thing that brings the world together is the Olympics.” said two-time archery Olympian, and three-time Olympic medalist Brady Ellison, of the USA. “It just sucks all around no matter how you look at things. I really hope they

Reviews

Essential outdoor kit for archery

Field generally needs more kit than target. Here’s the lowdown. All archers will be familiar with the need to carry a set of equipment around. Field archery, due to the more complex and unforgiving environment requires another level of self-sufficiency

Wifler Industries MP-One review

The most expensive recurve button you can buy. Is it worth it? Bow finds out. The Wifler Industries MP-One is a plunger like no other, developed by US archer Alex Wifler, and one of just two products presently sold by

GK Archery Stealth Stabiliser review

Different, advanced… and expensive. Is it worth it? Bow reviews the GK Archery Stealth Stabiliser The Stealth Stabiliser system is a set of products from GK Archery, based in Korea. Broadly, the system aims to solve the particular problems created

Arrows: what you need to know

Adrian Tippins lifts the lid on what you – and your juniors – need to know about basic arrow literacy. I’ve always thought that the hardest thing for novice archers is attempting to understand and navigate the technical minefield that

ATA Trade Show 2020: Part Two of our report on new kit

Over 8,500 people from 31 countries attended the 2020 ATA Trade Show in Indianapolis to get a glimpse of all the latest kit on the archery market. See what you can add to your kit! In the first part, we

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